He was “just joking.” — Lucky Otters Haven

I believe he called it “sarcasm” and then lied and said he was asking the ‘virus task health team’ but he directed the question to Dr. Birx. A true narcissist who blames everyone but himself and stupidly states ‘junk science’ of perhaps ingesting bleach or disinfectants into your body. Scary. Now the poison control centres are flooded with calls. What a hot mess!

Great article and much suited for what is happening now.

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven: Some of Trump’s aides and enablers have been excusing Trump’s threats by insisting he was only joking. Here’s a tweet I saw from an anonymous source: He’s “just joking” when he says he’ll pardon aides for illegal acts, just like he kids about staying past his term Trump himself…

via He was “just joking.” — Lucky Otters Haven

Let’s talk about (C)-PTSD

This post contains an informative YouTube video explaining the effects of PTSD on childhood sexual abuse. CPTSD (Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) is added to PTSD symptoms, such as prolonged sexual or emotional abuse or traumatic events.

My diagnosis was CPTSD because of the childhood sexual and emotional (narcissistic mother) I suffered.

Many of us have PTSD or even CPTSD. But too many people are quiet about it, suffering in silence. I did, but learned that talking doesn’t hurt. It can even help if you’re surrounded by the right people. Thank you, dear readers, for being one of them as well. I’ve collected […]

via Let’s talk about (C)PTSD — Lampelina

11 Ways to Stop a Panic Attack — Keep Women Healthy

This is a helpful article regarding Panic Attacks, and although they suggest benzodiazepines (benzos), please take caution as these medications are highly addictive and can cause massive problems.  

Panic attacks Panic attacks are sudden, intense surges of fear, panic, or anxiety. They are overwhelming, and they have physical, as well as emotional symptoms. Many people with panic attacks may have difficulty breathing, sweat profusely, tremble, and feel their hearts pounding. Some people will also experience chest pain and a feeling of detachment from…

via 11 Ways to Stop a Panic Attack — Keep Women Healthy

Half of new colon and rectal cancer diagnoses are now in people age 66 and younger, report finds — WREG.com

Colon and rectal cancer cases are on the rise in young adults, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society.

via Half of new colon and rectal cancer diagnoses are now in people age 66 and younger, report finds — WREG.com

Women with Chronic Pain

This is my story about Fibromyalgia and Endometriosis: two conditions I have come to learn that most GPs struggle explaining, so it took me lots of research and paying attention to my symptoms before I understood the life-long illnesses and how they would affect me,

via Women with chronic pain — writersdistrict

Fibromyalgia is more than pain — Brainless Blogger

Time for another post about Fibromaygia for Awareness month. Fibromyalgia is more than widespread pain Primary symptoms Primary symptoms are the areas used to diagnose someone with Fibromyalgia because they happen to a degree in all of us. Chronic widespread pain Yes, there is chronic widespread pain. It is often the symptom people think of. Yes, […]

via Fibromyalgia is more than pain — Brainless Blogger

The Dance of Acceptance — Untangled

Here I go again; the dance of acceptance. I have a pattern of every so often “forgetting” that I live with PTSD. I’m not sure if it’s mental gymnastics that I perform with gold medal perfection, or that it’s normal when living with a chronic illness to experience fluidity of acceptance. I deal with and […]

via The Dance of Acceptance — Untangled

This was a desperate connection that you can NEVER return to. — After Narcissistic Abuse

NEVER forget that this was a desperate connection be it a friendship, a family connection or what we believed was love. We can NEVER return to the chaos, manipulation, betrayal, blame, fear, pain, rejection, etc., EVER AGAIN. From my Book: Greg Zaffuto – Author – From Charm to Harm and Everything Else in Between with […]

via This was a desperate connection that you can NEVER return to. — After Narcissistic Abuse